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self-incriminating

[self-in-krim-uh-ney-ting, self-] /ˈsɛlf ɪnˈkrɪm əˌneɪ tɪŋ, ˌsɛlf-/
adjective
1.
serving to incriminate oneself or to expose oneself to prosecution:
self-incriminating testimony.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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Examples for self-incriminating
  • Holliday signed a self-incriminating statement after several hours of interrogation.
  • He does believe that officers cannot be forced to give statements that may be self-incriminating.
  • The ban applies whether the confession is self-incriminating or incriminating towards third-parties.
  • Special agents cannot be compelled to make self-incriminating statements.

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